Neo-Bechstein Piano. Semi-elec. pf. dating from 1931, based on research by W. Nernst of Berlin. Str. are set in vibration by hammers, but blow required is very light (1/20 that given on ordinary pf). No sound-board, the vibrations being amplified through a loudspeaker. Vol. or tone controlled by pedal acting on the amplifier.
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